Former Microsoft executive John Wood is on a mission to change lives through the power of books. Find out how his program, Room to Read, is making a difference across the world and why he believes you don’t have to be rich to change lives.
Julie Andrews is one of the most beloved movie musical stars of all time. When her famous voice was silenced after a failed surgery, many wondered what she’d do next. There should have been no surprises that she’d come up with something big.
For more than 30 years, John Zickefoose hid a secret from his teachers, his family, his wife and his children. Then one day, his 7-year-old son forced him to come clean — John couldn’t read or write. Find out how he changed his life.
For nearly 30 years, Ora Rakestraw has been bringing books alive for schoolchildren.
In this blog Ruth, at 109, wonders how much longer she will live. She talks about the things she would like to be around to see, like who the next President will be.
What if your life experiences could better the life of a child? In 20 cities across the country, more than 2,000 mentors are doing exactly that.